Kodoani.com – Bandai Namco Filmworks’ Gundam.info YouTube channel has started streaming the trailer for the second season of the anime. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury on Thursday. The trailer reveals and previews yama’s second season’s new opening theme song “slash”, and also confirms that a second season will also air.
The official website for the anime Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury briefly listed a synopsis for the anime’s second season on Tuesday. The synopsis directly deals with the events after episode 12 of the anime.
The summary translates as follows: Two weeks after the Plant Quetta incident. Suletta is at the academy, predicting when she will be able to reunite with Miorine. On the other hand, Miorine threw herself at the headquarters of the Benerit Corporation, monitoring her father’s condition. New trouble arose for the two and they were forced to make a decision. With different emotions swirling in their chests, the girls faced a terrible curse stirred up by the Gundam.
The second season will premiere in Japan on April 9 on MBS, TBS, and 26 affiliated stations at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 a.m. EDT). A special will also air on April 2 at 5:00 p.m., a week before the new season premieres.
The first season of the anime premiered in Japan in October 2022 on MBS and TBS, and airs on Sundays at 5:00 pm.
The anime announced on February 21 that Yume Miyamoto will return as Nika Nanaura in the second season of the anime, after a brief hiatus due to ill health.
Hiroshi Kobayashi is directing the anime at Bandai Namco Filmworks /Sunrise, with Ryo Ando as co-director. Ichiro Okouchi is credited as the series creator and scriptwriter. Mogumo is credited as the original character designer, and Marie Tagashira, Juro Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya are drawing those character designs for the animation. Takashi Ohmama is composing the music. The anime’s mechanical designers include JNTHED, Kanetake Ebikawa, Wataru Inada, Ippei Gyōbu, Kenji Teraoka, and Takayuki Yanase.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Prologue, the film’s prequel, premiered on YouTubeGundam.info outside of Japan on September 1. The prequel anime also debuted on streaming services in Japan on September 4 and then aired on MBS and TBS on September 25.
The anime’s official website published an English translation of Ichiro Okouchi’s “Cradle Planet” prequel short story for the anime on November 10. The story is told from the perspective of Gundam Aerial, and is also the foundation of the anime. lyrics for YOASOBI’s Opening Theme Song “Shukufuku” (The Blessing) for the anime. The anime’s Japanese website posted the short story on October 2.